Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gunnison Energy Corporation
Penalty: 
$275,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
February 15, 2012
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice announced that it reached a settlement with Gunnison Energy Corporation, SG Interests I Ltd. and SG Interests VII Ltd. that requires the companies to pay a total of $550,000 to the United States for antitrust and False Claims Act violations related to an agreement not to compete in bidding for four natural gas leases sold at auction by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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